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    Sale 11899

    Sculpture

    13 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 64

    A TERRACOTTA BUST OF CLAUDE ADRIEN HELVÉTIUS (1678-1771)

    AFTER JEAN-JACQUES CAFFIÉRI, 19TH CENTURY

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A TERRACOTTA BUST OF CLAUDE ADRIEN HELVÉTIUS (1678-1771)
    AFTER JEAN-JACQUES CAFFIÉRI, 19TH CENTURY
    On a marble socle, the back inscribed claude adrien helvétius/ né En janvier 1715 mort le 20 december 1771/ fait par jj caffieri en 1772
    30 ½ in. (77.5 cm.) high, overall


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; M. Rabourdin, Paris, 7 December 1987, lot 90.